2006

NC9867 : Dounreay Fast Reactor

taken 17 years ago, near to Buldoo, Highland, Scotland

Dounreay Fast Reactor
Dounreay Fast Reactor
Built between 1955 and 1958, the steel sphere housed a 'fast reactor', which in 1961 became the first in the world to supply power to a national grid. Operation ceased in 1977.

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NC9867, 14 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Jonathan Russell   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 16 September, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 28 June, 2010
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NC 986 671 [100m precision]
WGS84: 58:34.8020N 3:44.7324W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NC 997 669
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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